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tamaz, Subaru master technician
Category: Subaru
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Experience:  Subaru certified,ASE Master technician,25 years experience
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, my subaru has been recalled side airbag malfunction

Customer Question

JA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: my subaru has been recalled for passenger side airbag malfunction BUT they don't have the parts to fix it so......
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Subaru. The Subaru Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: the letter stated that if the passenger side airbag is deployed it may send out sharp metal objects!
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: no
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Subaru Mechanic should know about your Subaru?
Customer: 2008 subaru outback.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  tamaz replied 1 year ago.

Hi ,do you want to disable the airbags?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just the passenger side please
Expert:  tamaz replied 1 year ago.

Hi if you were to disable them it would need to be both of them ,the airbags work off of one control unit and disabling the passenger side is not possible,sorry

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank you
Expert:  tamaz replied 1 year ago.

Your welcome is there anything else I can help you with?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no thanks
Expert:  tamaz replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your time